Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 4 of 12

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than a year away. Yet, there still seems to be some way to go for most companies affected to achieve compliance with the new regulations.

On the first Thursday of each month, HireRight releases another step in the “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series, aimed at addressing some key issues that are closely related to the HireRight services.

Now it’s time to continue the journey with Step 4 on the road to GDPR compliance!

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 3 of 12

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Step one in “12 Steps to GDPR Compliance” blog series covered candidate consent and information notices. Consent is not only vital to HireRight’s service but also on the route to compliance.

Now it’s time to continue the journey towards Step 3 on the road to GDPR compliance: Will subject access rights become the Vogue under the GDPR?

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 2 of 12

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Data mapping should be a key element in any organization’s compliance strategy, including any pre-employment screening policy.

The prospective employer (data controller) can face questions from its candidate base about where their personal data is being sent and how it is used. When a data mapping exercise is successfully undertaken, the prospective employer can answer questions with confidence and provide the right level of comfort to candidates during what can be a stressful time. Knowing where data is being sent and how it is used, and being transparent in respect to data mapping, also reduces the risk of any claims of unauthorized handling of personal information.

Best Practices for Social Media Use in Recruiting and Hiring [Infographic]

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During the ten years HireRight has conducted its annual Benchmark Reports, social media became not only a communication phenomenon but a useful tool in sourcing talent.

And as we found in our recently-published 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, surveying thousands of HR professionals, it’s become virtually indispensable for recruiters, hiring managers as well as job candidates.

Take a look at HireRight’s “Best Practices Using Social Media in Recruiting and Hiring” for useful tips to use social media properly and effectively.